Martin Miller has been hatching money-making schemes ever since he can remember. His early business ventures as a schoolboy included hamster breeding and a magazine for local teenagers. The ambitious youngster’s first small-scale money-earning success came with a mail-order dating book called Success with the Fairer Sex. He was 14. In 1999, he struck gold in the gin business with his eponymous Martin Miller’s Gin. We caught up with him to chat about bucking industry trends, chess and what he’s working on next.